Big Pun

1971 - 2000

Big Pun

Christopher Lee Rios (November 10, 1971 – February 7, 2000), better known by his stage name Big Pun (short for Big Punisher), was an American rapper and actor. Pun's lyrics are notable for their technical efficiency, having exceptional breath control, heavy use of alliteration, as well as internal and multi-syllabic rhyming schemes. He is frequently cited as one of the best MCs of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Big Pun has received more than 3,147,636 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,522nd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Big Pun ranks 1,529 out of 3,001Before him are Alsou, Craig David, Steve Strange, Jacek Kaczmarski, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam. After him are Jon Nödtveidt, Teresa Salgueiro, Nelly, Redfoo, Nelson Eddy, and K.d. lang.

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Among people born in 1971, Big Pun ranks 256Before him are Jill Kelly, Matt Stone, Justin Lin, Allen Johnson, Gilberto Simoni, and Raül Romeva. After him are Yoo Sang-chul, Kirk Acevedo, Berta Cáceres, Carme Chacón, Sabri Lamouchi, and David Ramsey. Among people deceased in 2000, Big Pun ranks 211Before him are Matija Ljubek, Peter Dubovský, Lynden Pindling, Paul Bartel, Georgiy Gongadze, and Gwendolyn Brooks. After him are Donald Dewar, Beah Richards, Jimmie Davis, Tony Cliff, R. S. Thomas, and Alla Rakha.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Big Pun ranks 7,726 out of 12,171Before him are Jaye Davidson (1968), Riddick Bowe (1967), Horatio Seymour (1810), Chris Broderick (1970), Miguel Cotto (1980), and Clint Dempsey (1983). After him are Ruth Hussey (1911), Ricky Steamboat (1953), Sean Hayes (1970), Steny Hoyer (1939), Branford Marsalis (1960), and Reggie Fils-Aimé (1961).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Big Pun ranks 423Before him are Mitch Miller (1911), Diane Warren (1956), Fontella Bass (1940), Roy Acuff (1903), Becky G (1997), and Dan Reynolds (1987). After him are Nelly (1974), Redfoo (1975), Nelson Eddy (1901), Charlie Daniels (1936), Bruce Hornsby (1954), and Jonathan Richman (1951).